US T857041 I4
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1- 3/; SR DEC 241966 H Q 0R T IVE PUBLICATION UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE Published at the request of the applicant or owner in accordance with the Notice of Apr. 11, 1968, 849' 0.6. 1221. Identification is by serial number oi the application and the heading indicates the number or pages of specification, including claim. and of sheets or drawing contained in the application as originally illed. The tile or this application is available to the public for inspection; reproduction may be purchased for 80 cents per sheet.
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PUBLISHED DECEMBER 24, 1968 METHOD FOR APPLYING PLASTIC COVERS T0 CONTAINERS Rex Eells and David E. Stooksbury, both of E0. Box 511, Kingsport, Tenn. 37662 Continuation-impart of application Ser. No. 622,866,
Mar. 10, 1967, This application Oct. 16, 1967. Published Dec. 24, 1968 Class ll7l05.3 3 Sheets Drawings. 23 Pages Specification an. isn't-muse A method of applying a coating to the upward and outward facing portions of a container which comprises (1) supporting a container so that the portions to be coated are freely accessible to a falling curtain of coating material and that a reduced air pressure can be applied to the lower portion of the container; (2) passing the supported container through a falling curtain of viscous, molten, thermoplastic material to apply thereto a continuous coating of said thermoplastic material; and (3) reducing the air pressure around the container to pull the molten thermoplastic matcrial down over the v upward and outward portion of the container. The method can be utilized to line containers having internal compartments. The method can also be utilized to provide a cover for a carton open at the top and containing articles inside the carton.
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Rex Eells David E. Stocksbury INVENTORS